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British Open Tournaments - Historical Data

Research by and many thanks to: Martin Bronstein and Shelia Macintosh (updated April 13, 2002)
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British Open Men's and Women's Champions
  Women's Open Championship Men's Open Championship
Year Winner Finalist Winner Finalist
1922 Joyce Cave Nancy Cave    
1923 Silvia Huntsman Nancy Cave    
1924 Nancy Cave Joyce Cave    
1925 Joyce Cave Nancy Cave    
1926 Cecily Fenwick Nancy Cave    
1927 Cecily Fenwick Nancy Cave    
1928 Joyce Cave Cecily Fenwick    
1929 Nancy Cave Cecily Fenwick    
1930 Nancy Cave Cecily Fenwick Charles Read [Appointed champion]
1931 Cecily Fenwick Nancy Cave Don Butcher (Eng) Charles Read
1932 Susan Noel Joyce Cave Don Butcher(Eng) Charles Arnold
1933 Susan Noel Sheila Keith-Jones F.D. Amr Bey(Egy) Don Butcher
1934 Susan Noel Margot Lumb F.D. Amr Bey(Egy) [no challenger]
1935 Margot Lumb Anne Lytton-Milbanke F.D. Amr Bey(Egy) Don Butcher
1936 Margot Lumb Anne Lytton-Milbanke F.D. Amr Bey(Egy) Jim Dear
1937 Margot Lumb Sheila McKechnie F.D. Amr Bey(Egy) Jim Dear
1938 Margot Lumb Sheila McKechnie F.D. Amr Bey(Egy) Jim Dear
1939 Margot Lumb Susan Noel Jim Dear(Eng) Bert Biddle
1940 - 46 War years      
1947 Joan Curry Alice Teague Mahmoud Karim(Egy) Jim Dear
1948 Joan Curry Janet Morgan Mahmoud Karim(Egy) Jim Dear
1949 Joan Curry Janet Morgan Mahmoud Karim(Egy) Brian Phillips
1950 Janet Morgan Joan Curry Mahmoud Karim(Egy) Abdul Bari
1951 Janet Morgan Joan Curry Hashim Khan(Pak) Mahmoud Karim
1952 Janet Morgan Joan Curry Hashim Khan (Pak) Mahmoud Karim
1953 Janet Morgan Marjorie Townsend Hashim Khan (Pak) R.B.R. Wilson
1954 Janet Morgan Sheila Speight Hashim Khan (Pak) Azam Khan
1955 Janet Morgan Ruth Turner Hashim Khan (Pak) Azam Khan
1956 Janet Morgan Sheila Speight Hashim Khan (Pak) Roshan Khan
1957 Janet Morgan Sheila Speight Roshan Khan (Pak) Hashim Khan
1958 Janet Morgan Sheila (Speight) Macintosh Hashim Khan (Pak) Azam Khan
1959 Janet Morgan Sheila Macintosh Azam Khan (Pak) Mohibullah Khan
1960 Sheila Macintosh Fran Marshall Azam Khan (Pak) Roshan Khan
1961 Fran Marshall Ruth Turner Azam Khan (Pak) Mohibullah Khan
1962 Heather Blundell (Aus) Fran Marshall Azam Khan (Pak) Mohibullah Khan
1963 Heather Blundell (Aus) Fran Marshall Mohibullah Khan (Pak) A.A. AbouTaleb
1964 Heather Blundell (Aus) Fran Marshall A.A. AbouTaleb (Egy) Mike Oddy
1965 Heather Blundell (Aus) Anna Craven-Smith A.A. AbouTaleb(Egy) Ibrahim Amin
1966 Heather (Blundell)McKay (Aus) Anna Craven-Smith A.A. AbouTaleb (Egy) Aftab Jawaid
1967 Heather McKay (Aus) Anna Craven-Smith Jonah Barrington (Ire) Aftab Jawaid
1968 Heather McKay (Aus) Bev Johnson Jonah Barrington (Ire) Aftab AbouTaleb
1969 Heather McKay (Aus) Fran Marshall Geoff Hunt (Aus) Cam Nancarrow
1970 Heather McKay (Aus) Marcia Roche Jonah Barrington(Ire) Geoff Hunt
1971 Heather McKay (Aus) Jenny Irving Jonah Barrington (Ire) Aftab Jawaid
1972 Heather McKay (Aus) Kathy Malan Jonah Barrington (Ire) Geoff Hunt
1973 Heather McKay (Aus) Cecily Fleming Jonah Barrington (Ire) Gogi Alauddin
1974 Heather McKay (Aus) Sue Cogswell Geoff Hunt (Aus) Mo Yasin
1975 Heather McKay (Aus) Marian Jackman Qamar Zaman (Pak) Gogi Alauddin
1976 Heather McKay (Aus) Sue Newman Geoff Hunt (Aus) Mohibullah Khan
1977 Heather McKay (Aus) Barbara Wall Geoff Hunt (Aus) Cam Nancarrow
1978 Sue Newman Vicky Hoffman Geoff Hunt (Aus) Qamar Zaman
1979 Barbara Wall Sue Cogswell Geoff Hunt (Aus) Qamar Zaman
1980 Vicky Hoffman (Aus) Sue Cogswell Geoff Hunt (Aus) Qamar Zaman
1981 Vicky Hoffman (Aus) Margaret Zachariah Geoff Hunt (Aus) Jahangir Khan
1982 Vicky Cardwell(Hoffman) Lisa Opie Jahangir Khan (Pak) Hiddy Jahan
1983 Vicky Cardwell (Aus) Lisa Opie Jahangir Khan (Pak) Gamal Awad
1984 Susan Devoy (NZ) Lisa Opie Jahangir Khan (Pak) Qamar Zaman
1985 Susan Devoy (NZ) Martine Le Moignan Jahangir Khan (Pak) Chris Dittmar
1986 Susan Devoy (NZ) Lisa Opie Jahangir Khan (Pak) Ross Norman
1987 Susan Devoy (NZ) Lucy Soutter Jahangir Khan (Pak) Jansher Khan
1988 Susan Devoy (NZ) Liz Irving Jahangir Khan (Pak) Rodney Martin
1989 Susan Devoy (NZ) Martine Le Moignan Jahangir Khan (Pak) Rodney Martin
1990 Susan Devoy (NZ) Sue Horner Jahangir Khan (Pak) Rodney Martin
1991 Lisa Opie (Eng) Sue Wright Jahangir Khan (Pak) Jansher Khan
1992 Sue Devoy (NZ) Martine LeMoignan Jansher Khan (Pak) Chris Robertson
1993 Michelle Martin (Aus) Suzanne Horner Jansher Khan (Pak) Chris Dittman
1994 Michelle Martin (Aus) Liz Irving Jansher Khan (Pak) Brett Martin (Aus)
1995 Michelle Martin (Aus) Liz Irving Jansher Khan (Pak) Peter Marshall (Eng)
1996 Michelle Martin (Aus) Sarah Fitz-Gerald Jansher Khan (Pak) Rodney Eyles (Aus)
1997 Michelle Martin (Aus) Sarah Fitz-Gerald Jansher Khan (Pak) Peter Nicol (Sco)
1998 Michelle Martin (Aus) Sarah Fitz-Gerald Peter Nicol (Sco) Jansher Khan (Pak)
1999 Leilani Joyce (NZ) Cassie Campion (Jackman) Jonathon Power (Can) Peter Nicol (Sco)
2000 Leilani Joyce (NZ) Sue Wright David Evans (Wal)  Paul Price (Aus) 
2001 Sarah Fitz-Gerald (Aus) Carol Owens David Palmer (Aus)  Chris Walker (Eng) 
2002        

Women's winners by country: Men's winners by country:
England: 36 times Pakistan: 30 times
Australia: 27 times Egypt: 13 times
New Zealand: 10 times Australia: 9 times
Ireland: 6 times
England: 3 times
Scotland: 1 time
Canada: 1 time
Wales: 1 time

Hashim Khan, 7x British Open Champion Jahangir Khan (R), 10x and Jansher (L) 6X British Open Champion
   
The four greatest British Open Champions - Hashim (7x), Jonah Barrington (6x), Jahangir Khan (10x), Geoff Hunt (7x) . (photo © Stephen J Line) Heather McKay 16x !!! British Open Winner
   
 Azam followed Hashim with four British Open victories.(Khan family photo courtesy Khansquash.com) Susan Devoy dominated in winning 8 British Opens in 9 years (photo © Stephen J Line)
   
F D Amr Bey 6x British Open Winner Michelle Martin (6x British Open winner) and Carol Owens(photo © Stephen J Linel)